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LINKTV
Oct 16, 2012 2:00pm PDT
an army and drive the english out of france. so her actions are based on her faith in her voices. shaw was a co-director for the first london production in 1924 with sybil thorndike in the title role, and he reminded her that joan was a sturdy, independent 19-year-old woman, not a sweet angelic little girl. the story of joan is fascinating. she was a village girl born in the early 1400s, a warrior in her teens and was accused of heresy and witchcraft because she would not deny her visions and voices and consequently was convicted and burned at the stake. almost 500 years later, joan was canonized by the church. shakespeare, bertolt brecht, maxwell anderson and jean anouilh all have dramatized the joan story, each reflecting a personal point of view and interest. to meet the challenge of that role required a special actress. our guest is that special actress who met the challenge, made theater history with her interpretation of joan in jean anouilh's the lark and remains an outstanding interpreter of the heroic maid of orleans, julie harris. george bernard shaw's saint joan is a g
MSNBC
Oct 20, 2012 10:00am EDT
children's story a bargain for frances. frances is a little girl who decides to have a tea party with her friend, thelma. now, frances' mother reminds her to be careful because every time she plays with thelma, frances seems to get the short end of the stick. frances knows her mother's warning, but she goes off to her tea party anyway. frances tells thelma that she is saving up for a tea set, a real china set with pictures on it in blue. thelma says that her tea set is actually better because it has red flowers, and since it's plastic, it won't break easily. but frances is clear. she wants a real one. thelma insists that her plastic tea set is better and asks frances how much money have you saved up? frances tells her $2.17. so thelma goes in for the kill. maybe she'll sell frances her set and, oh, by the way, they don't even make the one that you want anymore. frances is convinced. she goes home. she gets her money. she brings her money back, and thelma sells her the tea set, and then she says no backsies. frances walks home with her dolls and her new plastic tea set. that is in her
CSPAN
Oct 14, 2012 6:00pm EDT
would set her up in a country house in france with horses and stables and servants and beautiful furniture, that was not a guarantee of exclusive access. this was the era when men had mistresses that were flaunted. certainly rich men always had mistresses who were flaunted. and she was. and men all over europe were more than delighted to spend what time with her they could. she was, for example, kept for a while by a german, alfred kieprert, who when his family forced him to give her up through legal action, gave her a parting gift of what would now be $220,000. so this was a liddy who lived high. and spent every dime she ever got. a later lover actually squandered most of her $220,000 gift, but that was part of the game. there was always more money, there was always another gentleman. in 1914 she had been at the top of theater stage in europe for almost ten years. there were many other people who suddenly began doing oriental dances in imitation of her. she was scathing of them. there was what was regarded as the battle of the tights in germany between -- sorry, in vienna, betwe
PBS
Oct 21, 2012 1:00pm PDT
one stone, upon intended. >> a sleepy little village in northern france. as of late, it has become a a village of chickens. the households have ordered two hens for free from the local council. a family has come to receive their quota under the glare of the media. they have little experience with live poultry. they're confident they will get on with their new hands. they just renovated an old farmhouse and the chickens fit right in. in addition to laying eggs, they have another purpose. they're supposed to reduce the amount of household rubbish by eating the organic kitchen waste. >> we try not to make too much garbage, anyway. when the town offered us chickens, we said yes a straightaway. >> apple peels, potato skins, chickens eat everything. that means the owners pay less for their trash collection. in theory, a win-win situation. handing out hands was the brainchild of the woman who originally only proposed it in jest. the idea quickly caught on. >> in the future, trash collection costs will depend on the weight of the waste. a chien eats around 150 kilos of organic waste a year.
LINKTV
Oct 9, 2012 11:30am PDT
branch of the family came from the red-brick city of albi in the south of france. henri grew up in a world of chateaus and privilege in a family living on the fruits of its noble past. but a france governed by the middle class was losing its taste for nobility. like many aristocrats, his father alphonse retreated into rural pastimes-- riding and hunting. an eccentric, he looked wistfully back to the family's glorious past. alphonse had married his first cousin adele, a common practice in a class anxious to preserve the purity of its bloodlines. but the results of inbreeding for henri were uncommonly cruel. his legs were short and weak. he broke each of them in early adolescence and stopped growing when he was 14. he was just under five feet tall. his head, hands and torso continued to develop. but his stunted legs made walking painful for the rest of his life. denied the aristocratic pleasures of riding and hunting, henri turned to sketching and painting rural scenes. he had a flair for it and in 1882, at the age of 18, he moved to paris to study painting. it was a move that would ch
TBN
Oct 22, 2012 3:00am PDT
out if he will be stripped of his tour de france titles. >>> first, our top story. a judge told a wisconsin man that he could not go near his wife for the next four years, but he showed up at the spa where she worked with a gun and the fuel to start a fire. police in wisconsin say radcliffe haughton killed three women and wounded four others in milwaukee yesterday. officers rushed to a mall expecting a gunfight and found a building full of smoke. people were screaming, running out the back door. >> she was screaming because she was hurt, critically. i saw two more victims being pulled out. they weren't able to move. they were being carried on stretchers to the ambulances. >> police say haughton apparently committed suicide before they got to him. he tried to set the building on fire. and they found a propane gas tank that he may have planted, but the sprinklers helped douse the flames. haughton had a history of domestic violence. we don't know if his wife was among the victims. >>> tonight at 9:00 eastern, president obama and mitt romney had will face off for the last time before
WHUT
Oct 24, 2012 7:30am EDT
european commission rejected france's argument that the imports have rapidly increased since the free trade agreement between the eu and south korea went into effect in july last year. france said its imports of south korean cars in january and february, were up about 50% from a year earlier. but the commission said that the french request was based on short term statistics. the commission said eu imports of south korean cars rose 41% in the first year after the fta took effect. it said the figure for france was 24%. the eu executive body said the eu is importing fewer south korean cars than it did before the global financial crisis began in 2008. it concluded the current situation does not require monitoring. france called the commission's decision regrettable. it said a free trade deal should preserve the interests of the domestic industries of signatory nations. france suggested it will request tough conditions when the eu starts talks with japan for an economic partnership agreement. >>> facebook executives announced they're in the red for the second straight quarter. business exp
KCSMMHZ
Oct 19, 2012 2:30pm PDT
of the eurozone's 6000 banks. damages coming up with a time line was a compromise between france and germany, which had been at odds at the scope of the ecb's new powers and when they will be put in place. and it was a long night for the chancellor, but in the end, angela merkel got what she wanted. a eurozone banking supervisor will not go into operation in germany. >> people need to be brought together in a whole new authority, which today, on october 19, does not even have a legal framework ready on the horizon. no one can tell me it is going to be up and running by january and better than anything we currently have. it just would not work. >> instead, you leaders agreed to have the legal framework in place by january 1 -- eu leaders agreed. the european central bank is to lead the mechanism, but the precise number of banks to be monitored and what powers it will have remained unclear. france was looking for more rapid action. >> what do i feel about this meeting? it took longer than what is really necessary because there was already a basic agreement between germany and france, b
WHUT
Oct 16, 2012 7:00am EDT
the north of spain and the southern france, causing huge amounts of environmental damage and affecting the fishing industry, which is crucial. a huge amount of people, tens of thousands of people depend on the fishing industry in that part of spain. 10 years on, after a complicated legal process which involved parties from different countries, france, spain, civil claims, fishermen, the companies which ensured the boat as well, finally three men have been sitting in court this morning accused of causing that oil disaster and the sinking of the ship. >> this is a criminal case now? or are the authorities still itching for the compensation many fishermen feel they deserve? >> it is both. we have the criminal case against the three defendants. the greek captain of the ship, the head of machinery on board the ship, and the former head of the merchant navy in spain. the reason why he is involved with this case is that the trial will look at why the prestige was not brought into harbor either in france or spain for that six days. the accusation has been that the decision to keep it
WHUT
Oct 21, 2012 6:00pm EDT
million in france who are atheists. the catholic church has a billion catholics in the world. >> we will not get stuck on the statistics. >> there are muslims the to the practice. there are very few muslims have become a deists, much more rare than christianity and judaism, but there are some. there are some that are lax in their practice. do we call the muslim or not? do we only tell people that go to mosques? in essence, it is nebulous. just in the washington area, we have several hundred thousand. in the new york area, several million. i know that from knowledge of the mosques, leaders of the islamic community. in the los angeles area, easily over 1.5 million in the orange county and los angeles county. added together, very soon it will be much more than 3 million. i think it is around 7 million people. >> perception, reality, or myth? there is a war against islam. >> all three are true at the same time. certain people in the west are trying to carry out a war against islamic religion. in the old days, when is mum was politically important, you had christian missionaries. they ha
WHUT
Oct 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
career. a thousand page report from the u.s. anti-doping agency on how the seven times tour de france winner got away with it. >> it paints an undeniable web of, unfortunately, the deepest and the most sophisticated professionalized drug program we've ever seen a team run. >> hello, with the world of news and opinion. also in the program, the airport drama that escalates tensions between turkey and syria. and from moscow and damascus flight that had illegal cargo. the young pakistani girl shot by the taliban because she campaigned for education. still critical and now moved to another hospital. it's midday here in london, 7:00 a.m. in washington where the sporting icon lance armstrong's reputation has suffered yet another blow at the american anti-doping agency labeled him a serial cheat. they have accused him of being at the heart of the most sophisticated doping program ever seen in the sport. it says armstrong used illegal blood and drug transfusions and led his teammates to do the same. >> the american anti-doping agency says it is beyond doubt. lance armstrong won the tour de fra
PBS
Oct 27, 2012 4:00pm PDT
zones. it's my favorite home base from which to explore france's provence region. twice a week, arles' ring road erupts into an open-air market of flowers, ready-for-ratatouille baskets of produce, and everything but car traffic. join in, try the olives, sniff that lavender of provence. the beauty of this market is its international flavor, reflecting how provence remains a crossroads of mediterranean cultures -- paella from spain, fragrant mint leaves for tea, spices from north africa. the market feels a little like a bazaar thanks to the many algerians and moroccans who call arles home. throughout france, but especially here in the south, muslim north africans, from france's former colonies, have come to pick olives, harvest fruit, and so on. while they are integrating, france is dealing with the friction any country has when immigrant laborers do its lowliest jobs. the most dramatic remnant of roman arles is its arena. imagine the roar of the fans packing this place nearly 2,000 years ago, as gladiators battled wild animals. the floor was covered with sand to absorb all the blood.
FOX
Oct 22, 2012 5:00pm EDT
... cycling unioo... announcing today ... thht armstrong ... stripped... of... hhs... tour de france titles. titles.this... follows... a finding... this month .... u-s... anti-dooing - there's... evidence.../ as... a... professionallcyclist... in... a... massive doping program....// armstrong ... fieecely.. maintained his innocence.../ the... u- s- a- d- a.../ arguing... the process... was biased against him. 20-30"ucc willlban lance -arms tour de france titles. laace armstrong has no ppace in cccci" cycling."119-133"ooviously as i said theeother night, aa times very difficult few weeks. people ask me a lot tell them iive been better but i've also been worre." worse."because... of the rampant use... of... 3 in... pro--cyclinn... p tour de france... officials... have no plans to award armnstrong's sevee titles... will declare... a... non- - winner in thooe years...//. armstrong's... also ...in danger ...of losing... the bronze mmdal olympics...//. earlier we ttld you thht tonight marks he third and finallppesidential debate petween president obama and mitt romney. romney.tte topic is
NBC
Oct 22, 2012 12:00pm EDT
restraining order. lance armstrong has been stripped of his seven tour de france titles. it was announced this morning that the federation would not appeal the u.s. anti-doping agency's report on armstrong. >> the decision confirming lance armstrong's banned from cycling and stripping him of his tour de france titles completes the cyclist's fall from grace. "lance armstrong has no place in cycling," the president of the agency announced today. the president described the report as sickening. >> we will striban him from cycling and strip him of his seven tour de france titles. lance armstrong has no place in cycling. >> lance armstrong described the investigation and its conclusion as a witch hunt, and his charity with strong has vowed to continue. -- cancer charity livestrong has vowed to continue. he may be forced to pay back enormous sums of money. the titles will not be awarded to another competitor because so many have been tainted by drug accusations. >> still to come, the seasonal flu hits maryland early. the new strain makes flu shots even more important it is at the scary side of
Univision
Oct 22, 2012 6:00am EDT
empezar, "cómo lo mezclas". >>> a pesar de tener apellido francés, usted es de venezolano. >>> sí, venezolano americano, con un poco de alma francés. >>> perfecto, cocina, habla francés, es guapo, casado. >>> no, no casado. >>> (todos hablan). >>> muy linda, preciosa, enamorado, no me he casado todavía, pero muy enamorado. >>> hay esperanza, entonces. >>> cuéntanos de tu nuevo libro. >>> de dónde salió la idea. >>> yo llegueá acá a los 13 años, y me enamoré de la forma de vivir, los niños que llegan ahora, es lo que quieren comer, es lo que comen en las escuelas, en las calles. >>> es que uno piensa en la comida estadounidense, y piensa en la comida chatarra. >>c>claro, pero no hay nada malo en una hamburguesa, porque uno puede hacerlo en la casa, si comes comida chatarra, tienes una comida mala, pero la comida chatarra tiene una mala reputación., >>> es que engorda. >>>ppero la comida estadounidense es fenomenal, el país está lleno de cosas deliciosas, si uno se da cuenta, la barbacoa, la carne es fenomenal. >>> cuál sería un plato típico. >>> algo nutritivo' o a
NBC
Oct 22, 2012 6:30pm EDT
athletes, lance armstrong erased from cycling's record books. his seven tour de france victories no longer exist. >>> and highlights, why doctors say we need to think about cheerleading the same way we do the athletes we're cheering on. >>> and a mission, making sure america's quiet heros are not lost to history. >>> plus, there is important health news for women, and pediatricians weigh in on organics. nightly news agabegins now. >>> good evening, after tonight, there are no plans for these two candidates to meet face to face. it will be hand-to-hand exact from here on out until election day. going into tonight's third and final debate, the new national polling out shows the race is a dead heat, 47-47, with 15 days to go. while all the talk, correctly has been around the battleground states, and while they are still vital to victory, the national polls can be an indicator of what we're about to see in the battleground states. you think it is safe to say this, a dead heat two weeks out is nothing that the two candidates expected. we begin with our chief white house correspondent, political
CBS
Oct 23, 2012 4:00am PDT
strips lance armstrong of his seven tour de france titles and bans him from the sport for life. >>> and the san francisco giants overcome wet weather and overwhelm the st. louis cardinals to win a trip back to the world series. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, and thank you so much for joining us. it's now exactly two weeks until the election. president obama and mitt romney met last night for their final debate, and the topic was foreign policy, though they did bring up domestic issues. while they agree on several issues, including afghanistan and syria, it was the president who took the more aggressive line. the race remains too close to call, though. a cbs news poll of likely voters taken before last night's debate has the president holding on to a two-point lead. but that's within the poll's margin of error. randall pinkston is in boca raton, florida. good morning. >> reporter: it was contentious from the start, mitt romney accusing the president of a series of foreign policy failures, including failure to stop iran from getting a nuclear weapon, failure to bring
KCSMMHZ
Oct 9, 2012 2:30pm PDT
financial transactions. >> the nobel prize for physics goes to the scientists from france and the u.s. >> we began in greece where tens of thousands of angry protesters filled the streets of athens on tuesday to greet german chancellor angela merkel. >> it is her first visit there since the eurozone crisis erupted. she reaffirmed their commitment to keep the debt-ridden state inside your's single currency but offered no promise of further aid. >> a new report on the greek reform process is due next month, and in the meantime, greece is negotiating highly unpopular austerity measures. protesters blamed merkel. >> this morning's peaceful protest turned violent in their early afternoon. police used tear gas to disperse demonstrators. some 40,000 people took to the streets of athens to express their anger with the eu, the austerity measures, and the german chancellor. safely away from the protests, angela merkel said she understood the problems facing many greeks. she promised help as athens performs its health system. >> i believe it will be worth it in the long run. if problems are not
WHUT
Oct 17, 2012 7:30am EDT
. affecting what's happening elsewhere? >> a france tv presenter cracked the offending joke on a variety show. japan won the game 1-0. showing a photo of him with four arms. it released a statement offering a deep apology. the station said the presenter was only trying to tease the french soccer team and had no intention of upsetting the japanese public. delegates from member of the u.n. food and agriculture organization have agreed to tackle soaring grain prices in an attempt to avoid a food crisis. they urged against protective measure such as exports restrictions. representatives from some 130 nations including ministers from 22 countries gathered for the fao conference in rome. the delegates agreed to work together and boost production of grains to stem surging prices. they also discussed ways to raise transparency in agricultural markets to limit volatility in food prices. some people have voiced concerns about the effectiveness of the meeting. no ministers attended from the u.s., even though the nation is one of the world's biggest farm producers. chinese ministers were als
CBS
Oct 11, 2012 4:30am EDT
former tour de france -- seven-time tour de france champion lance armstrong at the center of his cycling team's doping activities. he recently chose not to fight the usda charges but he has insisted at the time he had not cheated. >> this new report directly refutes that claim. it includes statements and testimony from 11 former teammates. alexis christoforous has more. >> reporter: the u.s. antidoping agency is laying out the evidence it used to ban lance armstrong if cycling. the agency saysed seven-time tour de france winner was at the center of in their words the most sophisticated doping program professional cycling has ever seen. >> this is the first time we've seen something this well organized, this sophisticated. it was all designed essentially to cheat sport and win. >> reporter: the report claims armstrong expected fellow riders to use banned substances. it also details sworn testimony from 26 people, including 11 former teammates. george hincapy rode with armstrong during all his tour de france victories. he admitted getting blood boosting drugs if arm strong as recen
NBC
Oct 20, 2012 5:30pm PDT
the gaza strip. >>> in france, the country's highest earners will now have to pay more in taxes. we hear it here but in france it means something much different. parliament voted yesterday to raise taxes to 75% for people who earn more than a million dollars. they say the law would generate $273 million per year to help lower france's deficit. the tax hike is scheduled to last two years. >>> and one of the world's smallest countries is celebrating a royal wedding. the couldn't prince of luxembourg got married today exchanging vows with a countess from neighboring belgium. they attended the ceremony. in case you were wondering lux xem bourg is smaller than the state of rhode island. >>> still to come at 5:00, caring for your pet can be expensive but does having insurance make sense or is it a waste of money in the long run? we're going to look at your options coming up. >>> right now we have a breezy but mostly clear evening around bay area. see the temperatures in the 60s and low 70s outside but this time tomorrow big changes. you're going to see the winds picking up. clouds increas
SFGTV2
Oct 29, 2012 3:30am PDT
girl i remember that was coming from the french colony. she was in algeria and came back to france. she had a very white skin. very, very white with speckles? >> freckles. >> freckles. more glamorous. glittering. but she was glamorous for me, sparkles -- no, freckles. sorry, i cannot say. [laughter] but she has beautiful red hair, light afro type but red hair. to me, i was like, oh, my god, she is so beautiful. for me, if i want to be friends with someone that i admire, i have to be like him or her, cannot have the red hair. so i say, i also come from nigeria and i am like you. [laughter] i do not think she believed me so i was inventing names. anyway. so she influenced me. she had white skin. you could see her veins. she was very strange but beautiful for me. i was always attracted by different beauty that i saw everywhere. i remember some movies called guess who's coming to have dinner tonight with sydney party. i remember i said to my parents -- i was 12. if i come with a black girl, what will you say? and they say, if you love her, that is perfect for you. years after when it told t
WHUT
Oct 19, 2012 7:00am EDT
steps. there are sharp differences between germany and france, the country's eberhardt of the eurozone. but the deal is a compromise. -- the countries after a heart of the eurozone. but the deal is a compromise. >> there are those are obviously keeping a close eye on us and the changes we make. >> we should keep focused on our immediate presorted, which is to provide growth and -- on our immediate priority, which is to provide growth and create jobs. we need further social cohesion. >> france believes it helps move them toward a banking union. that is already down a bumpy road of negotiations and brings in complex issues of what to do with those inside europe and that those outside the eurozone. >> more on this with our correspondent in brussels later on in the program. stories get some other around the world today. north korea has issued an unusually specific warning against its neighbor, south korea. it is warning of a merciless military strike if activists in the south send balloons with anti-communist leaflets into the skies of north korea and next monday. earlier this yea
FOX News
Oct 13, 2012 8:30am PDT
are abroad. in france, the top rate 75 percent. and so calm down x. people will always invest here by comparison. but the fact of the matter, that is not the fact of the matter. more capitol is increasingly leaving here and when it comes to pay trying to cash our incredible debt, not nearly the amount that is necessary to keep financing that debt. that is something that the eu parliment member is focusing on a great lover of our country. we are in deep you know what if we don't fix it. look at the european continent. daniel and joining us on the phone right now. one of the most eloquent readers of the world i know. dan, i know we've always kidded about this in person and on the phone. you love our country but you don't love what you are seeing out of the your country, explain. >> i listened to your intersection. saying you have a better system than france like saying a better baseball team in france. that's not the competition it is a wide world. i don't know if you saw the hilarous news that the european union won the nobel peace prize. >> that was, dan, it was the same day i won
NBC
Oct 21, 2012 5:30am PDT
about economics, the tax rates in france and austerity measures in greece. >> key thing, you see is the country is back on track and access the market. if we put on them obligations that they cannot deliver on because it is too hard and too much, the program will not be credible. our position is that we would rather have a program that is difficult, but credible, rather than a program that is going to be so difficult that it is not credible. >> just unrealistic. i guess there's a balance to walk, growth and stimulus versus austery. >> i don't think with we are talking about growth or stimulus at the moment in greece. for the moment there is still tax consolidation to be had and structural reforms to implement and there's also privatization to complete and there's also revenue to collect. that's really what is on the agenda at the moment. >> you have complimented the ecb's effort and central banks around the world providing stimulus, but when it is too much? what is your opinion in terms of all of this free money and stimmust lus that is coming from so many central banks around the world
KCSMMHZ
Oct 24, 2012 2:30pm PDT
tour de france unveiled a route for next year's race that will be a big test for cyclists in the mountains. a memorial to the roma and senti people has been unveiled in berlin. it took 20 years before the project was completed. >> an estimated 500,000 were killed by the nazi regime. german chancellor angela merkel says that chapter of german history filled her with sorrow and shame and pledged to protect minorities in today's germany. >> it features names. a poem has been engraved on the edge. finally, recognition for the group's suffering, but even today, roma and senti say they are victims of racism. >> it is not just partisan groups that give voice to this racism. it is increasingly becoming a mainstream phenomenon, and the way that politicians deal with violent far-right ideology is is a litmus test that shows us which lessons we learned from the war and the holocaust and if we have learned them. >> the nazis killed up to 500,000 senti and roma. for a long time after the war, germans overlooked their suffering. it was not until 20 years ago that the german government decided
CBS
Oct 22, 2012 4:00am PDT
lifetime ban from the sport and erase seven tour de france victories. this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, october 22, 2012. >>> good morning. thanks for joining us this morning. i'm annemarie green. president obama and mitt romney will meet for their third and final debate tonight, the topic is foreign affairs and the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya and iran's nuclear program are expected to be on the agenda. most polls indicate a very tight race and with just over two weeks to go, tonight's meeting could prove pivotal. susan mcginnis is in washington. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the two candidates spent largely out of the public eye intensively preparing for tonight, the president up at camp david, mitt romney in florida. no one would have predicted this final debate that isn't even focused on the economy could be this critical to the outcome. the stage is set for the third presidential debate. >> this debate matters more than ever before. >> reporter: tonight's focus, foreign policy and there's no shortage of issues. >> after a decade of war, both in afgh
CNBC
Oct 21, 2012 7:30pm EDT
world. i caught up with her in tokyo about economics and tax rates in france and austerity measures in greece. >> the country be back on track, the country be able to reaccess market. if we put upon them obligations that they simply cannot deliver on because it's too hard and too much, the program is not going to be credible. so our position is that we would rather have a program that is difficult -- it's going to be so difficult that it is not credible. >> and unrealistic. i guess there's a balance to walk, growth and stimulus versus sauce terty. >> for the moment there is still tax consolidation to be had and struck toural reforms to integ great and a revenue to collect. that's what's on the agenda. >> you have complimented the efforts and central banks around the world providing stimulus. when is it too much? what is your opinion in terms of all of this free money and stimulus coming from so many central banks around the world? can you keep doing that or do you need fiscal policy at some point to replace the monetary policy changes? >> i think one cannot replace the other and it wor
CNBC
Oct 30, 2012 4:00am EDT
to do massive change in terms of how we generate electricity. france the most notable example. so those are the responses that you get to those oil prices. b but the flip side is do we start to see other areas be more interesting and that may be from a commodity point of view, could it be specific mining products or liquid gas and we come back to the whole shale gas argument which produceses a competitive product which long term will reduce the price of oil. >> so what you're hard lining is a specific strategy in the commodity space. for so long diversified names have been scooping up investor interests. but we've seen that with cutting back in production. are you saying that argument is gone and the super cycle theory has been questioned? >> of course it was always going to get questioned. you have these super cycles every 20, 30 years in commodities that may actually be longer than that. everybody makes an awful lot of money. they behave like children and try to buy everything they possibly can. now, that's exactly where we've just finished. a little dose of reality starts to se
FOX News
Oct 27, 2012 1:00am PDT
won the last tour de france on a poo go stick. i think it's hypocrisy in the media to condemn producing what all of us would jump at the chance of using a chemical if it made our career better. >> bill: i would not do that. >> you are on ketamine right now. ketamine and dandelion juice in that coffee mug. >> i know the world of steroids. i was amateur body builder until i pulled my groin. nothing to do with the sport. but, listen, lance armstrong san american hero. he he went into france. [ laughter ] after they screwed us after 9/11. he gave us the middle finger and he represented. >> bill: you still think he is an american hero. >> played in their house with their rules and beat them at their game. >> bill: i think this is awful. number one armstrong was taking so many steroids he could have hit 72 home runs. that's how juiced up he was. he lied about it. gutfeld probably admires. this he made $15 million last year in endorsements. >> yes. >> because he cheated. >> no, i do not -- i do not support that however, i think he should make lemonade out of lemons and start getting
CNBC
Oct 17, 2012 4:00pm EDT
my observation on the brewing battle happening in france. a money manager overseeing a large portfolio telling me he's shorting france. this got me thinking about shorting a country based on their policies. france's economy hasn't grown in three quarters. joblessness at a 13-year high, a record trade deficit. the president is tightening fiscal policy with most coming from higher taxes. the budget does little to shrink the french entitlement state. one of the solutions from the president a staggering 75% tax rate on the highest earners. mr. holland who won office on campaign promises of, quote, social justice, is now battling complaints about everything from taxes and labor laws to individuals leaving the country to avoid the policies. leaving no revenue. holland has pledged to repeal 36.5 billion dollars in tax breaks over the next five years. he wants to increase the payroll and profit levels to 46.9% in 2017. how soon before it hits 50% or more? we know money is mobile and money moves to places it is treated best. michelin for one has decided to build in the united states f
WHUT
Oct 16, 2012 6:00am EDT
but it was very serious in france. the director was very serious. so i began to be an actress but i don't want to be an actress, i wanted to be a dancer. i don't know if you want to know that. >> rose: yes, i do very much. i want to know. >> so i was an actress and i was lucky and i worked with many people, you know, great actors. and i enjoyed but -- there was a "but." because some time in france we take ourself a little bit seriously, you know? you can't laugh. if it laughs it means you're not serious. then i met fellini and suddenly that was like an explosion in my life. suddenly you -- you could do your work seriously but don't take yourself seriously. >> rose: that's been my philosophy. >> and that is why i love to be an actress. i love it. don't take yourself seriously. >> rose: beyond that, what was the genius of fellini. >> he was genius. what can i say? you never saw him on the set, no? >> rose: no. he was a magician. intelligent, insupportable, everything. i mean, you can't explain why he's a genius. anyway, we don't need them so much -- >> rose: you don't need them? >> we
CBS
Oct 22, 2012 12:00pm EDT
france champion lance armstrong has no place in cycling. >> uc i will ban him from cycling and strip him of his seven tour de france medals. >> the decision accuses armstrong of being involved in the most sophisticated and successful doping cover-up the sport has ever seen. investigators say he used performance enhancing drugs, and dodged detection with blood transfusions. armstrong denies ever doping, arguing he passed hundreds of drug tests. he joined 4000 cyclists over the weekend if a ride to fight cancer. >> people ask me a lot how are you doing? i tell them well, i have been better. but i have also been worse. >> the cancer survivor recently stepped down at chairman at livestrong charity and several sponsors pulled their support. the international cycling organization said it is determined to keep the sport clean and thanked armstrong's teammates who testified against him. >> cycling has a future and something like this must never happen again. >> reporter: the organization said it would not give armstrong's victories to the runners up because so many of those riders had been l
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